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This Man Hates Rush Hour Traffic So Much He Swims To Work Every Day

A man named Benjamin David has found a way to circumvent all the fumes, noise, road rage and sheer tedium of rush hour traffic. Every day, he straps on his necessities in a water proof bag, and hops into Germany's Isar River in Munich. Then he does it again on the way back. The BBC reports that David swims a mile and half every day to and from work rather than deal with the roads.

Yes, his computer is in there. 

David says he wears a wetsuit when it's cold, swim trunks in the heat, and he has no problems except for folks mocking him from the shore.

Now, they're mocking him online:

Why the negativity? If David smelled that bad, he would probably get told to work from home. The only danger he's really posing is to himself. Swimming on a Monday morning sounds exhausting; on the other hand, I bet you get ripped as anything.